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Overall, I enjoyed working at Microsoft. One downside, a lot of reorgs which can wreak havoc on your career.

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Former Employee - Editor II in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Editor II in Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Some groups I worked with have a very high level of competency and creativity.

Cons

The review system can foster a negative environment of competition.

Advice to Management

Always be transparent. Encourage commitments that make it clear what 'Excelling' means.

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  1. Microsoft Consulting in DC Capital Region

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Reston, VA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunites, Bonus potential espescially for federal consulting, overal benefits are very good

    Cons

    Paperwork required as government contractor, opportunities for promotion above the lower tiers


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    Not for the long haul

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of career growth opportunities, talented people,

    Cons

    Very political; zero management training (makes for bad bosses); they'll take everything you give and then some, so it's hard not to get burned out


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